a Famous Ural writer Vladislav Krapivin was operated in the Ekaterinburg hospital. About this on his page in Facebook said the daughter-in-law of the author and the head of the squadron Krapivina Larisa.

“Today, the commander had the surgery. It was a success. Say that of foot surgeons drained 1.5 liters of a bad accumulated liquid,” she wrote.

Recall that in July the health of 81-year-old writer has worsened. In the ambulance he was taken to the hospital as a CT scan showed damage to the lungs by 25 percent, and the patient was put in intensive care with suspected coronavirus. Two smears showed negative result, then 7 Aug Krapivina was discharged, although, according to his family, his condition remained serious concerns.

“Vladislav Petrovich is conscious, but hardly able to move. Communicates with us, but sleeps” – said Larisa Krapivina.

a few days – August 11 – the writer still again hospitalized. “Night found the necessary specialists and vascular surgeons and the car of medicine of accidents. As a result of the medical examination was said to need urgent hospitalization and the senior commander was taken to the First regional hospital”, – said his daughter-in-law.

According to her, before the operation Krapivin was conscious, he signed a consent to medical manipulations and gave the doctors an autograph.

Vladislav Petrovich Krapivin is the author of novels, novellas and short stories, which grew more than one generation was born 14 Oct 1938 in Tyumen. In 1961 graduated from the journalism Department of Philology of the Ural state University (now Ural Federal University) in what was then Sverdlovsk. In the same year was created in the village Uktus detachment, later named “Caravel”. In 1964, the 26-year-old Krapivina was admitted to the Union of writers. In 1974, he received the Lenin Komsomol prize. In 2013 the prize of the President of the Russian Federation for contribution to the development of children’s literature.

has produced more than 200 publications books Krapivina in different languages.


In 2017 the Urals the name of a famous children’s writer called small planet . The object in the Main asteroid belt found Moscow astronomer Timur Kryachko. He gave her a name.